Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Michelle Ryckman is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Insight Civil Engineering, PLLC as well as the Civil Engineering practice director. Michelle’s depth of experience in the field of civil engineering/design and her passion for the profession were two primary factors that influenced her decision to establish her own civil engineering firm as a women-business owned enterprise (WBE).
Michelle’s civil engineering specialties include site design, grading and drainage design, stormwater management/mitigation and control plans, hydrology and hydraulic calculations, post-construction BMP design, flood and erosion protection, utility design and sizing, roadway improvements and sidewalk repairs, signage and striping plans, and preparation and drafting of traffic layouts. In addition to functioning as the Civil Engineering Practice Director, Michelle also specializes in Joint Commission regulatory compliance consulting and asset management for large healthcare clients in the New York metro region.
Michelle received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of California – Los Angeles. Michelle holds Professional Engineer licenses in the State of New York and the State of California. She is also a LEED Accredited Professional. In addition to leading the Insight team, Michelle is also a proud mother of two and enjoys morning walks in Central Park with her yellow lab Cooper.